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John Schlesinger

Director, Actor

A Kind of LovingA Kind of Loving (1962) Recommended
Dir. John Schlesinger
Feat. June Ritchie, Alan Bates
A key film of the British New Wave, describing in unfussy black–and–white images the life of young couple June Ritchie and Alan Bates…
Billy LiarBilly Liar (1963) Recommended
Dir. John Schlesinger
Feat. Tom Courtenay, Julie Christie
Tom Courtenay daydreams his way out of a dull office job, to entertaining yet damaging effect, eventually ending up engaged to two fiances at the…
DarlingDarling (1965) Recommended
Dir. John Schlesinger
Feat. Julie Christie, Dirk Bogarde
Oscar–winning, watershed film of British sexual mores is a fashionably flashy and cynical moral fable. Julie Christie social climbs to a…
Far from the Madding CrowdFar from the Madding Crowd (1967) Recommended
Dir. John Schlesinger
Feat. Julie Christie, Peter Finch, Terence Stamp
Pastoral, moody epic set in 18th Century England follows the romantic intrigues of an independent woman farmer with three men. Photography by Nic…
Midnight CowboyMidnight Cowboy (1969) Aro Favourite
Dir. John Schlesinger
Feat. Jon Voight, Dustin Hoffman
Stunning character study of a naive farm–hand whose pipe–dreams take him to New York where he befriends a derilect and makes a living as…
Sunday Bloody SundaySunday Bloody Sunday (1971) Recommended
Dir. John Schlesinger
Feat. Glenda Jackson, Peter Finch
Bizarre love triangle develops when a couple find themselves having an affair with the same man. A mature and provocative drama.
Day of the Locust, TheDay of the Locust, The (1974) Recommended
Dir. John Schlesinger
Feat. Donald Sutherland, Karen Black, Burgess Meredith
A decadent, densely–detailed adaptation of Nathaniel West's scalding movie–biz novel of the 1930s that recreates Golden Age Hollywood…
Marathon ManMarathon Man (1976)
Dir. John Schlesinger
Feat. Laurence Olivier, Dustin Hoffman, Roy Scheider
Laurence Olivier and Dustin Hoffman display their thespian prowess in this dark tale of a marathon runner entangled in international espionage. One…
Alan Bennett at the BBCAlan Bennett at the BBC (1978-1992) Recommended
Dir. Stuart Burge, John Schlesinger, Richard Eyre
Feat. James Fox, Alan Bates, Prunella Scales
An exceptional anthology of previously unreleased BBC productions from revered playwright Alan Bennett. Collection includes: – A Day Out…
Falcon and the SnowmanFalcon and the Snowman (1985)
Dir. John Schlesinger
Feat. Sean Penn, Timothy Hutton
A composed intellectual convinces his wayward friend to sell federal secrets to the Russians. Stunning political drama featuring a stand–out…

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